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ACT party adds burlgary to three strikes list

Radio New Zealand - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The ACT party has released details of its plan to extend its three strikes and you're out policy to include burglary. Jamie Whyte.

Easter traffic builds up

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Motorists travelling home from the long weekend through Waikato can expect lengthy delays because of high traffic volumes. Police say there are large delays on State Highway One around Taupiri and Huntly and long tailbacks on SH1 and SH1B where the ...
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Malaysia Airlines plane to Bangalore makes emergency landing

BBC News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
A Malaysia Airlines plane has had to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after a tyre burst during take-off. Flight 192 to Bangalore landed safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport approximately four hours after it departed.
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Kirwan says he's got big calls to make over number 10

Radio New Zealand - ‎1 hour ago‎
League convert Benji Marshall's unconvincing cameo at first five eighth, in the loss at the Hurricanes, appears to have done nothing for his chances of more game time at his Super Rugby side, the Blues.

Fitness challenge: A tough yoga workout

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
What is it? A non-impact, cardio workout that gives flexibility and strength conditioning. It's named after founder Diamond Dallas Page (DDP), a former American professional wrestler.
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East Ukraine breaks Easter truce

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A deadly gunfight in restive east Ukraine has shattered a fragile Easter truce, with Russia declaring it was ''outraged'' at the return to violence in the crisis-hit former Soviet republic.
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Four more South Korea ferry crew members detained as death toll rises to 64

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 21, 2014: A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol shouts the name of her missing family member as she waits for their return at a port in Jindo, South Korea.
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42 die as coach rams into trailer

DAWN.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
SUKKUR: Forty-two people were killed and 27 others injured when a passenger coach rammed into a trailer on the National Highway in Sangi area near Pano Akil on Sunday.
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Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

TVNZ - ‎45 minutes ago‎
With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls.
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Man shot at Makara Beach - update

Voxy - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Wellington Police are continuing their investigation into the firearms incident which occurred at Makara Beach this morning. Detective Senior Sergeant John Van Den Heuvel says 'Police were advised that a man with gunshot wounds had gone to an address ...
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Labour stands firm against claims it doesn't deserve the Maori vote

Newstalk ZB - ‎10 hours ago‎
Tariana Turia is being accused of speaking ill of the dead, over her attack of Labour's commitment to Maori voters. The outgoing Maori Party co-leader has told TVNZ, that Labour made little difference to the lives of Maori during its previous nine years in ...

Keeping track of grandma

New Zealand Herald - ‎46 minutes ago‎
A spate of wandering and confused dementia patients in Wairarapa has prompted a search and rescue trust to suggest "tagging" them with tracking devices similar to those used on native kiwi.

Drivers urged patience as road toll rises

Newstalk ZB - ‎3 hours ago‎
UPDATE 1.26PM - Just grin and bear it is the advice being given to motorists stuck behind slow-moving vehicles. As the Easter Weekend road toll has risen to four, police are urging drivers not to take any undue risks on the road.
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NZ economists reject doom and gloom claims from US analyst

TVNZ - ‎22 hours ago‎
An American economics columnist is defending an article he wrote suggesting New Zealand's economy is headed for disaster. Jesse Colombo says in the US business magazine Forbes that our housing market is overvalued and a spike in interest rates could ...
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Demo farm at hub plan's heart

Stuff.co.nz - ‎12 hours ago‎
A $26.5 million dairy and research hub, the first of its kind in New Zealand, is planned for Southland, but farmers will need to pay to get it over the last financial hurdle.

Superyacht owners in $190m tourism plan

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new partnership between tourism agencies and the marine industry aims to double spending by wealthy superyacht owners and their crew to $190 million a year.
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Fruit fly emergency is over

Northern Advocate - ‎8 hours ago‎
Jeff Gordon uses his smartphone to upload information about a trap in Zone A in Whangarei to the national data base as part of the final trap inspections on Saturday.
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Hundreds still without power on West Coast

3News NZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
About 500 homes on the West Coast remain without power after wild weather lashed much of the country late last week. The West Coast was particularly hard hit as the tail end of tropical cyclone Ita crossed New Zealand on Thursday and Friday, causing ...
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What to do the moment your phone's stolen

Stuff.co.nz - ‎12 hours ago‎
TOUCHSCREEN: Phones offer a pretty easy target for thieves but there are a few steps you can take to the limit the damage. Thinking of stealing a smartphone?

Telerik Open Sources Most Of Its Kendo UI HTML5 Framework

TechCrunch
Apr 18, 2014
Written by
Frederic Lardinois
Telerik, the company behind the popular Kendo UI library, announced this week that it is open sourcing the vast majority of Kendo UI's tools and JavaScript framework features.
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Lorde the Muppet sells for $3000 on TradeMe

TVNZ - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Grammy winning singer gave permission for the 33cm tall fabric likeness to be auctioned off to help raise money for Starship. The one-off creation was designed by The Muppets Studio and features Lorde's signature hair and dark eye-makeup.
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel to be filmed in NZ

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
A prequel to the Oscar-winning movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is due to begin filming here in July. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II - the Green Destiny will be largely filmed at Auckland Film Studios in the city's suburb of Henderson.

Women on the beat

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎11 hours ago‎
Even when she was knee high to a grasshopper, Sergeant Caroline Martin always told her parents and pals she was going to be a policewoman.
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PEC Zwolle stun Ajax to grab maiden Dutch Cup

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE HAGUE, April 20 (Xinhua) -- A sensational Dutch Cup final ended in a 5-1 win for PEC Zwolle against Ajax on Sunday in Rotterdam.

Knights' Mason facing shoulder charge ban

Brisbane Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Newcastle veteran Willie Mason is facing at least a fortnight on the sidelines as the latest player to fall foul of the NRL's shoulder charge crackdown.
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Netball: Magic back on top of ANZ Championship

Radio Sport - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic are back on top of the ANZ Championship ladder after a 56-50 win over the Mystics in Hamilton. English shooter Jo Harten has missed just two of her 46 attempts at goal, to turn around a one goal deficit at quarter time.
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Super Rugby: Bird won't miss game despite ban

Radio Sport - ‎3 hours ago‎
Crusaders lock Dominic Bird won't miss a Super Rugby game despite copping a one week ban by the SANZAR judiciary. Bird's been suspended for one week after pleading guilty to a dangerous tackle on Chiefs' number eight Liam Squire in the Crusaders' ...
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Scientists and policymakers meet to discuss Antarctica

Newstalk ZB - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scientists and policymakers will meet in Queenstown this week, to discuss the biggest issues facing Antarctica over the next two decades.
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World first for Irish graphene researchers

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prof Jonathan Coleman: “We demoed the process in a Kenwood blender from Argos worth €39.95 and added a bit of Fairy Liquid.” Dick Ahlstrom.
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Pharmacists warned off homeopathy

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
Pressure is mounting on Australian pharmacists to stop selling homeopathic products after a major review found there was no credible scientific evidence to support the alternative medicine.
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Ebola death toll in Guinea reduced to 61

UPI.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Official testing proves death toll from Ebola virus in Guinea is 61, not 122 as originally believed. By Danielle Haynes | April 20, 2014 at 3:39 PM | Comments.
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